[plug] Two questions about Debian system and upgrading
Daniel Pearson (Flashware Solutions)
daniel at flashware.net
Mon Feb 26 11:13:21 WST 2007
Bret Busby wrote:
> On Sat, 24 Feb 2007, Adrian Chadd wrote:
>> Date: Sat, 24 Feb 2007 08:34:03 +0800
>> From: Adrian Chadd <adrian at creative.net.au>
>> Reply-To: plug at plug.org.au
>> To: plug at plug.org.au
>> Subject: Re: [plug] Two questions about Debian system and upgrading
>> On Sat, Feb 24, 2007, Patrick Coleman wrote:
>>> On 2/24/07, Bret Busby <bret at busby.net> wrote:
>>>> I wouldn't be game to try kernel building - it would be a bit like
>>>> giving a primary school kid a screwdriver and a soldering iron, and
>>>> saying "Now go and rewire that Stealth Bomber"
>>> Depends on whether you mind if it's broken afterwards :)
>> Thats why VMWare is pretty awesome (and, I guess, LVM snapshots.)
>> screw up
>> did you take a snapshot?
>> | |
>> N Y
>> | |
>> Hah! Backup? Lucky you - revert, continue
> Problem with VMWare, is trying to get hold of it.
> Local vendor doesn't respond to emails, doesn't return phone calls.
> And, that was in trying to buy a copy.
> Name of vendor - Technical Architecture Solutions (or something similar).
> Wanted to get VMWare for Anne; had to abandon it due to lack of local
What about VMWare Server... which is free? I'm quite happily using it on
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